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Pair of Chinese ancestral portraits, watercolor and gouache painting on silk with gilt accents, one (1) depicting a middle-aged nobleman in ornate navy blue coat with a silver pheasant badge, seated on a wooden arm chair, and one (1) depicting a middle-aged noblewoman in ornate navy blue and red robes with a silver pheasant badge, and elaborate headdress, atop a brightly colored floor with crane motifs, both against flat tan backgrounds. George Nix Art Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO labels en verso. Both housed under glass in matching giltwood frames. Sights: 36" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed: 37" H x 19" W. Early 20th century. Note: The silver pheasant corresponds to the fifth civil rank. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Overall good condition with toning. Some creases from rolling on both. Not examined outside of frames.